Port Edward Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

24°C / 75.2°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

22°C / 72°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
10 mph
Humidity
48%

The measurements for the water temperature in Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Port Edward water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Port Edward average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Port Edward
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24.4 24.9 24.9 23.5 22.3 20.7 20 19 20.3 20.3 21.3 22
Max °C 27.5 27.6 27.5 27.1 25.1 24.6 23.4 22.7 22.6 23.1 23.9 25.4
Min °F 77.1 77.9 77.9 75.7 73.3 70.8 69.4 67.6 69.4 69.7 71.4 73
Max °F 80.2 80.6 80.5 79.3 76.1 74.7 72.8 71.3 71.7 72.5 74 76.4

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 79.2°F / 26.2°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 69.4°F / 20.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Port Edward

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 01:08am
    (0.67m)
  • High 07:06am
    (1.46m)
  • Low 01:19pm
    (0.61m)
  • High 07:45pm
    (1.51m)
  • Low 02:00am
    (0.75m)
  • High 07:56am
    (1.37m)
  • Low 02:08pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 08:42pm
    (1.46m)
  • Low 03:04am
    (0.8m)
  • High 08:59am
    (1.31m)
  • Low 03:09pm
    (0.75m)
  • High 09:49pm
    (1.44m)
  • Low 04:20am
    (0.81m)
  • High 10:16am
    (1.29m)
  • Low 04:21pm
    (0.77m)
  • High 11:00pm
    (1.44m)
  • Low 05:33am
    (0.78m)
  • High 11:32am
    (1.31m)
  • Low 05:32pm
    (0.75m)
  • High 12:03am
    (1.49m)
  • Low 06:33am
    (0.71m)
  • High 12:35pm
    (1.37m)
  • Low 06:33pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 12:56am
    (1.55m)
  • Low 07:21am
    (0.62m)
  • High 01:25pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 07:24pm
    (0.62m)
7 day tide times for Port Edward

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Durban, South Africa) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.